New PDF release: Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison

By Allen M. Hornblum

ISBN-10: 0203903951

ISBN-13: 9780203903957

At a time of elevated curiosity and renewed surprise over the Tuskegee syphilis experiments, Acres of pores and skin sheds gentle on one more darkish episode of yankee clinical background. during this worrying disclose, Allen M. Hornblum tells the tale of Philadelphia's Holmesburg criminal.

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